Nowadays, we get really less to relax. Especially in the coronavirus pandemic, people are really stressed out and they don’t have time to relax because some are worried about jobs and some are worried about health. For those people, there’s a perfect yoga form called meditation. You must be thinking that how meditation will help, well meditation will help you relax your mind and body and when your mind and body are relaxed you have more ideas to solve your problem. In this article, you’ll know about a lot of benefits of meditation.
Benefits of Meditation:
There are a lot of benefits of meditation, for example, meditation helps you lower your level of cortisol. It has been proven by researchers that meditation is the best way to lower your cortisol level, it’s a hormone that causes stress. Cortisol is the main cause and by reducing it by doing meditation the level of stress, anxiety and depression can also be controlled.
Meditation can help you calm your mind and body so that you’ll feel less stressed.
mainly caused by stress and anxiety. It has been researched that meditation can change some areas of the brain like “me center” and “fear center”, they both are linked to depression. Through It can help you reduce depression because depression is a very serious health condition which is meditation you’ll have a mood boost because when you’re relaxed and your mind and body are stress-free, you’ll automatically feel happy and feel better.
Meditation helps reduce low blood pressure, it helps lower anxiety, it decreases pain and eases a lot of symptoms of depression, and it also helps to sleep in other words it improves our sleep.
It’s not necessary that whether the benefits of meditation are proven by experts or not, if you implement it in your daily life, you’ll definitely observe the benefits of meditation yourself.
How to Start Meditation:
In all yoga postures meditation is the easier pose and can be done anywhere and anytime. Simply put on a mat on the floor. Now sit on the mat quietly and focus on your breath.
Experts suggest that if you are busy then at least do 20 minutes of meditation daily, if not then you must do 1-hour of meditation daily.
Jokes aside, you must start with a small amount of time like 5 or 10 minutes a day, and start growing from there.
You can do meditation as you like. You can do it while standing or lying on the ground or you can do it while sitting anywhere like on a sofa, cushion, chair.